Neighbourhood: Juniper Heights, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate
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Neighbourhood: Juniper Heights, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate. Juniper Heights or Juniper Ridge is a community located 10 minutes south east of the Kamloops downtown core and sits above Valleyview. It is a great family community where kids of all ages can keep busy with outdoors activities.
Properties & Real Estate
Many of the streets in Juniper Ridge are named after rivers in British Columbia. Names such as Nechako, Skeena, Babine, etc.
There are a number of different types of properties up in Juniper Ridge. For the most part the community is dominated by single family homes, new and old. There is a single family home in Juniper to suit every buyer’s needs. A number of properties in Juniper have pools, mature landscaping and private yards. There are also a few of townhouse and multi-family developments throughout Juniper. Three strata developments are located on Qu’appelle Boulevard (Juniper Gate, Juniper Terrace and the newest Silverwood Pointe). Juniper Court and Nechako View Estates are townhouse developments is located on Nechako Drive and there is a bare land strata development on Coldwater Drive called Coldwater Terrace.
There are two areas of Juniper Ridge where you will find new development. The Benchlands, which is located at the eastern portion of Juniper. There many homes that have breathtaking views. Another area of new construction is Juniper West, which is located close to the entrance to Juniper Heights off of Highland Drive. New homes are currently under construction in Juniper West with a new phase opening in 2016.
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Shopping & Services
Limited shopping or commercial activities exist in this community. There is a small community store and deli/coffee shop named the Juniper Market. Further plans are in the works to further develop this small commercial area. There is more shopping at the foot of the Juniper hill in Valleyview where there is a Coopers foods and many other retailers. The main shopping district in Kamloops is a short 10 to 12 minute drive from Juniper Heights.
There is an elementary school located in Juniper named Juniper Ridge Elementary School. Secondary students attend Valleyview Secondary school. Students do have the option to go to high school by school bus that services the Juniper area.
There is also a fantastic mountain bike park for mountain biking enthusiasts. This park is called the Kamloops Bike Ranch. There are trails for every level which are clearly marked and maintained.
There are also sports fields and a baseball diamond in Juniper. The Juniper Ridge Elementary School does have a playground for children. Juniper is surrounded by forest and there are many trails to explore. On the silt bluffs that are between the Juniper Ridge area and Valleyview below there is an extensive network of trails for hiking and biking.
The Valleyview Arena is located at the foot of Highland Drive, the main feeder road to Juniper.
Juniper Heights has regularly scheduled public transportation. Click here to view the BC Transit website.
Access to Trans Canada Highway #1 is close by. Highland Drive, which is the feeder route for Juniper meets the TC Highway and is a five to ten minute drive from any area of Juniper.
The Kamloops Airport is located North West of Juniper and is approximately 22 kilometers or 25 minutes drive.
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